Stories

Learning how each person can act to save the planet. by Chelsea Theis '08

Phil Byers ’08 knows his bottled water. And now he knows that only one in seven of the plastic bottles in which it’s sold are recycled in the United States, and that 840 bottles are wasted every 30 seconds. 

Byers, a...

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Tibet’s head of state and spiritual leader offers campus a lesson on “training the mind.”
by Liz Getman ’09

A group of meditating Tibetan monks knelt on stage, framed by a throne-like platform covered in dark red pillows and gold silk blankets. Their voices rose in a deep and sonorous chant that...

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Taking stock as the ambitious campaign nears completion.

It has been a busy year for the staff and volunteers who are working on the Campaign for Ithaca College: Making a World of Difference. Dozens of events around the country have brought people together to learn about the campaign priorities — scholarships, academic...

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Cynthia Sayer ’77 has a most unusual profession—jazz banjoist
by Elizabeth Bauchner

Ask Cynthia Sayer what has been the greatest source of pride in her musical career, and she won’t mention playing for two presidents, her long membership in the Woody Allen Jazz Band, her collaboration with several...

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As this big retirement year is in full swing, I do not want to miss the opportunity to thank the dean of the School of Music. Not only did he make my Ithaca College experience possible—and rewarding—but he has shaped many aspects of my life through teaching me and by setting wonderful examples....

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